Question about Gateway 560GE PC Desktop

1 Answer

My cpu will not power up the blue light just flashes when pushed and held

Posted by on

Ad

1 Answer

  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points

    MVP:

    An expert that gotĀ 5 achievements.

    Governor:

    An expert whose answer gotĀ voted for 20 times.

    Hot-Shot:

    An expert who has answered 20 questions.

  • Expert
  • 90 Answers

Flashing power light is a sign of a hardware failure. First unplug the pc and give it about 30 seconds then turn it back on. If it goes back to a blinking power light you have a hardware issue and will have to get that checked out.

Posted on Jun 22, 2009

Ad

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of.(from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones)
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Ad

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Why is my Sony VAIO VPCEB33FM green power light flashing?


It won't be the cpu. If it was, nothing would happen. I would look for a GPU issue, possible over heat.

Jan 01, 2015 | Sony Vaio Vpceb33fm

2 Answers

I have a Dell Inspiron 1525 that won't start. The battery light would flash orange 4 times then blue once, and then start over with the same sequence. Pulled the power board and fixed the solder joints on...


This is directly from the User Manual:
If the computer is connected to an electrical outlet, the Battery light operates as follows:
• Solid green: The battery is charging.
• Flashing green: The battery is almost fully charged.
If the computer is running on a battery, the light operates as follows:
• Off: The battery is adequately charged (or the computer is turned off).
• Flashing orange: The battery charge is low.
• Solid orange: The battery charge is critically low.

Dec 27, 2009 | Dell Inspiron 1525 Notebook

1 Answer

Won't Start


This happened to my to my HP Media center Edition PC. I'd have to unplug the power from the outlet, let it stop flashing and the power up again. It would run for a short time and then shut off with the annoying amber / blue flashing light.

I found it was a heat problem on mine - specifically, the CPU cooler. After shutting down and opening the PC, check to see 1) if the CPU fan is running smoothly and 2) if there is a lot of dust and dirt on the CPU cooling fan and heat sink (and rest of the case for that matter).

Gently clean / vacuum the insides of the case AND power supply as best you can. Carefully vac the fan blades and heat sink to clear the dirt and dust that prevents the heat from being blown away by the fans.

When complete, you might even want to take the PC outside and reverse the vacuum so that air can be blown into tight places in the case. A can og compressed air can do the job instead, too.

Reassemble and start up as normal. Good luck!

Sep 18, 2009 | HP Hewlett Packard Pavilion Slimline...

2 Answers

Blue flashing light on lumipure air purifier


I read on another site to hold the power button down for 5 seconds. Dont know what the blue light is but this stopped it from flashing!

Jun 13, 2009 | Sharper Image Ionic Breeze GP SI730 Air...

2 Answers

EMachine T5026 no boot


This just happened to my t5026. I had to replace the power supply to fix.

Mar 08, 2009 | E-Machines Emachine T5026 power supply **...

4 Answers

Hp wont turn on flashing green light in back an flashing blue light in front.


open your cpu remove the ram clean it put it back your problem will be sloves

Jul 16, 2008 | HP Pavilion a1250n (EG194AA) PC Desktop

2 Answers

Hav a pavilion a510n HP , the cpu will not start up, there is a green light on the back of the cpu flashing when it has power but when pushing the start button it will not start, monitor has power but...


I had a similar problem. Moved a 4-year-old desktop. Got the flashing light and no start. Quick fix is to unplug unit, open up case and unplug the large power connector on the motherboard. (On mine this is marked P1 and has a lock tab on one side that must be held in while unplugging.) Plug the 110-volt power and THEN plug the connector back into the motherboard. Button the case back up and all will be well until the next time you shut the power off to the computer.

The cause of this problem is likely that the battery on the motherboard is nearly dead. The flashing light is a warning to replace the battery. (It would have been nice if they would have put this into the user manual.) When you disconnect the power as described above, you interrupt the low-battery circuit. Replace the battery and all should be well.

Jun 06, 2008 | HP Media Center m1080n (PC099A#ABA) PC...

Not finding what you are looking for?
Computers & Internet Logo

Related Topics:

195 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Gateway Computers & Internet Experts

Les Dickinson
Les Dickinson

Level 3 Expert

18408 Answers

Prashant M
Prashant M

Level 3 Expert

2260 Answers

Matthew Spark
Matthew Spark

Level 3 Expert

1066 Answers

Are you a Gateway Computer and Internet Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...